Balanced Offensive and Defensive Attack Leads Hoyas Past UMBC

Short stop Alexandria Anttila led Georgetown on offense going two-for-three with a home run and two RBI.

April 3, 2012

Box Score

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University softball team (15-20, 0-3 BIG EAST) downed the UMBC Retrievers (17-16) in Baltimore, Md. by a score of 8-0 on Tuesday afternoon.

Megan Hyson (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) led off with a single in the first, and Mackensey Carter (Mission Viejo, Calif./Mission Viejo) brought Hyson home with a double to make the score 1-0. The Hoyas tallied two more runs in the second after Alexandria Anttila (Antioch, Ill./Antioch Community) hit a homerun with Elyse Graziano (Floral Park, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) on second.

The Blue & Gray kept the momentum going in the third, with Taylor Koenig (Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) hitting a single up the middle to bring Anttila home to score. Shikara Lowe (Beaverton, Ore./Jesuit) had a base hit to load the bases in the top of the fourth. Carter was walked for the unearned run giving Georgetown the 6-0 lead.

Hannah Slovacek (Austin, Texas/Westlake) hit a solo home run to lead off in the seventh.

The last time the Hoyas had two home runs in a game was against Lehigh on February 26. Georgetown recorded nine hits in the game, its highest hit total since a contest against Toledo on February 28.

Megan Hyson led the defensive effort for the Hoyas with 13 strikeouts in 23 at bats. The freshman pitched seven innings without walking a batter.

The Hoyas return to the Hilltop for a three-game series against BIG EAST rival DePaul (18-11, 2-1 BIG EAST) beginning with a doubleheader on Friday, April 6 at 1 p.m.


 

 

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March 25
W, 5-2
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
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March 25
L, 11-6
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
March 26
L, 3-2
Creighton
Guy Mason Field
April 1
12:00 PM
Providence
Guy Mason Field
April 1
2:00 PM
Providence
Guy Mason Field
April 2
12:00 PM
Providence
Guy Mason Field
April 5
2:30 PM
Towson
Towson, Md.
April 8
12:00 PM
Seton Hall
South Orange, N.J.
April 8
3:00 PM
Seton Hall
South Orange, N.J.
April 9
12:00 PM
Seton Hall
South Orange, N.J
April 12
4:00 PM
Mount St. Marys
Emmitsburg, Md.
April 14
1:00 PM
Villanova
Guy Mason Field
April 14
3:00 PM
Villanova
Guy Mason Field
April 15
1:00 PM
Villanova
Guy Mason Field
April 18
6:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.
April 22
12:00 PM
Depaul
Guy Mason Field
April 22
2:00 PM
Depaul
Guy Mason Field
April 23
12:00 PM
Depaul
Guy Mason Field
April 26
4:00 PM
George Mason
Fairfax, Va.
April 29
12:00 PM
St. Johns
Queens, N.Y.